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ABC
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
spending. >> we will get at best a patch and be here again in two months. congress cannot get out of its own way. >> average family would pay an extra $3,400 next year. >> the law says that every american's tax rates are going up. every american's paycheck will its mother. if that the impasse has shaken wall street, -- the impasse has shaken wall street. >> i think the likelihood is we go over the fiscal cliff. >> jim moran is wondering if partisan politics has destroyed the chance for any agreement. >> i don't think we will be up to reach a deal, no matter how small it might be. >> the american people are watching what we do. obviously, their patience is already thin. >> if senate leaders reached a deal, rank-and-file senators could vote by sunday, house member sunday night. right now there is not enough time left, they really need a deal tomorrow to beat the monday midnight deadline. richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> in addition to working on a deal on the fiscal cliff president obama has ordered 50 u.s. troops to the african country of chad to help evacuate american citizens and embassy p
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
question -- to members congress read polls? it is a seriousuestion. a month ago, the gallup ll had their approvaval rating at 18%. i will put a positive spin on thatat -- it i an improvovement over august where it was 10%. you would think that during their wewell-earned chrisas break, both of us would have found a wayy to come together and get something done. >> this is not the fault of ngress. congress is behaving likee congressss. this is the president's fault. he needs to go to the countryy and explain why they need to get this done. he has never done that. >> we are in different universes. i have heard him talk about it over a and over, incessantly about where we should not go over the fiscal cliff. it is congress's fault. congress created this fiscal cliff. no one else to impose this on them. it is a self-imposed problem. >> the problem is that the president has never ge to the nation and made a serus speech about debt. he ignored it the first two years. he appoints aommission that he studiously ignores for the nextt two years. that is why we are at the fiscal cliff now. he is
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
happens, whether it happens the first month with congress, the next 48 hours, i think the majority of americans will be safe from a tax increase but the realities that we need presidential leadership, we've had two years to deal with this mess. he has not led at all. we've had -- he's had four years in the white house, he's going to have an additional four years in the white house. he needs to do what bill clinton did. he needs to do what president reagan did. president reagan was willing to sit down with the democratic speaker of the house and work on real common sense solutions. >> he met with speaker baner. >> he sat down once. >> couldn't speaker boehner get his house republicans to go along with his plan b. >> look at plan b. plan b was a plan that was advocated by nancy pelosi, was advocated by chuck schumer less than two years ago. they said that what we should do is raise taxes on people that make a million dollars or above. there were only 50 house republicans who said they were not going to vote for plan b. you couldn't even get 50 house democrats to vote for something li
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 1:00am EST
strategy, gary? >> that's what we're going to get anyway. >> six months ago we passed on the horrible sequestration things so congress can have time and solve this, where did it get us? nowhere. and there's a reason people don't trust this congress, they haven't earned one eye o iota. >> and got their vacations. let's talk the economy. the economy is right on that precipice. if we were to just take a shot into, you know, the back side here, you know, our consumer confidence has been dropping week by week and we'll get right back into slow growth and tn we'll freak o and do something more stupid. you were smirking, jonas. >> to get to your original question of the stock market, i think if they did nothing, but kick t can an entire year with all of these things and pushed the whole thing the next holiday season and holiday sales like this year, i think the market would go up, wall street is happyith pushing the problem down the road even though it shoulbe addressed sooner than that. i don't think it's good for the stock mark in the short run to solve these deficit problems. maybe we can
MSNBC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
december 31st. they can continue to pay their bills for two months. congress and the white house is going to have to come back to the negotiating table again. we are going to have the typical budget rules. the house republicans are going to put out their budget. it will continue through the spring. >> andy, what are you hearing is happening in d.c. at the capital and how possible it is we are going to follow this time line put in place of maybe having the deal agreed to in two hours presented to senators and maybe they vote by midday and they send it to the house and the house is on the floor on new year's eve. what are you hearing? is the time line the one we are trying to go with? >> we are not hearing much of anything. it's probably a good sign. if there's radio silence, the two sides are talking to each other. they have something to talk ability. conceivably they could have an agreement they could show to the caucus caucuses. if they get a deal, a lot has to go right for this thing to get passed by january 1st. you have to have every single member of the senate agree to bring it up fo
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am PST
. in his weekly address, the president took his message directly to the public calling for congress to come together to pass a deal. >> for the past couple months, i have been working with people in both parties with the help of business leaders and ordinary americans to come together around a plan to grow the economy and shrink our deficits. it's a balance plan. one that would protect the middle class, cut spending in a responsible way and ask the wealthiest americans to pay a little more. and i'll keep working with anybody who's serious about getting a comprehensive plan like this done because it's the right thing to do for our economic growth. but we're now at the point where in just a couple of days the law says that every american's tax rates are going up. every american's paycheck will get a lot smaller. and that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. it would hurt middle class families and hurt the businesses that depend on your spending and congress can prevent it from happening, if they act now. leaders in congress are working on a way to prevent this tax hike on the middl
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
congress will install the man. >>> an arrest in the second subway bush death this month. she told them she shoved the victim off and to his death because she hates muslims since september 11th. 31-year-old erica menendez could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted. >>> 50 american troops are helping u.s. citizens and diplomates evacuate the central african republic. president obama ordered the evacuation after heavy criticism of the administration security response for the september 11th attack in benghazi. >>> george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and in a regular room in houston. a spokesman says his condition is improving. the 88-year-old has been hospitalized for more than a month with complications related to bronchitis >>> on december 31st, 1907, the first big ball drop took place in times square and somewhere back then a newscaster sat at a desk and talked about preparations. nothing has changed. the famous crystal ball is ready to drop and ring in 2013. the party planers leave nothing to chance. they tested the confetti in times square and packed on to broadway to watch
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 4:00am EST
, the people who look at their paycheck, every week, every two weeks, every month, they will know who the problem child is and it is not the sete. it is not congress. it is the lack of true leadership of the president's. gerri: gerri: yes, you said that earlier. rich edson, we have been waiting for this all day long. we had cameras at the white house watching people exit. do you think this comes as a disappointment to most people? the resolution of today and of that meeting? were leaving something good can come from a? >> i think after you hear from leadership and the president, when you got the first reports, the administration officials have basically put on the table what he had been reiterating last week in his speech. what was basicly what he had put on throughout the entire campaign. just deal down version. it didn't look all that ood. but as you now have this assignment for the senate leaders to get together and hammer something out, on a scale that we have been talking about right now, this is the only shot we havto avoid the fiscal cliff. the fact that they are giving another
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 2:30am EST
in a letter to congress, though, he did say he expects to take what he called extraordinary measures to extend the government's borrowing ability for another two months or so. and even your cup of coffee, once a deal on the fiscal cliff. baristas at the 120 starbucks in washington, d.c. were encouraged by management to add a shot of bipartisanship to their drink orders and remind customers in our nation's capital to come together. >> wall street is typically quiet her this time of year, of course, this last week of 2012 was marked by investor concerns over congress' new year's eve plans and that looming fiscal cliff. so what impact does it have on your money? alison deans is with us, senior adviser at varick asset management. nice to see you. happy new year. do you have two plans for 2012, one that includes the fiscal cliff and one that doesn't? how do you prepare for the new year as an investor? >> pretty much. i mean, the outcome, if there is some type of healthy resolution to the fiscal cliff, even if they defer it for a week or two but come up with some healthy resolution, i think it bodes
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am EST
department will take some extraordinary measures to extend that. that will last about two months. we have a little bit of win room. -- wiggle room. there will be a new congress in place. some of the faces will change, but it will be ongoing and probably something that is dated from mid january to mid february as they look to cut a deal around raising the debt ceiling. host: nancy cook is the national journal's budget and tax director. , for joining us. we're taking your calls on the your message to congress as we near this fiscal cliff the line. if go to indiana on the democratic line. jay is waiting. caller: good morning. and, for taking my call. -- thank you for taking my call. i feel like our americans are politicians bosses. the government gets the money from us. i do not see how they have the right to sit there and play politics with each other and try to make decisions that are going to just benefit them. maybe a small part of the population. this is the united states. we're supposed to be tried to help everybody. we cannot be scared of what is clear to happen to us when many people
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
months. the senate cou take that bill, amended if they wish, and send it back to the house. the white house cannot just simply develop a revenue bill and ask both houses of congress to vote on it. doesn't work that way. tom: are you really getting in parliamentary weeds your little bit, congressman? it is a matter of, let's get an agreement from one place to the other. the see of the two chambers can work this ou. at the same time, if hrry reid and mitch mcconnell working on it how are you guys going to receive it when it gets over into your chamber? >> probay not well. here's the deal, this all could have been worked out some time ago. august of the end of july, the house-passed tax bill and senate over to the senate. there were free taken up an amended and take it back. that's the way things usually wowork. revenue bills must originate the house of representatives. we get to work six months ago. a work product six there and wait for the senate to take something up. here is what is troubling about all this. we will get through this this week however it turns out or next week, however
ABC
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
cuts, so i'm not sure why we should think two months now from will be better in terms of striking a deal on the debt ceils or whatever it is. >> part of it is the incredible polarization of congress. >> structural built-in polarization. >> nate silver, the guru of all things number when it comes to politics or sports looked what happened to the house of representatives. take a look. pretty striking numbers. we now have swing districts, districts within 5% of where the national vote was in the presidential race, there used to be 1992, 103 competitive swing districts. now there are just 35 districts out of 435 that are actually competitive and what he calls landslide districts, these are lopsided districts where there was more than 20% difference between the national race and what we have now, look, the number of landslide districts has almost doubled. these members of congress are now in a situation where they're worried about a primary and they are not concerned at all about appealing to the other party. >> it's actually a fairly simple fix which neither the republicans or the dem
FOX News
Dec 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
home, we've got triplets and congress is pretty much like having three teenagers in the house, leave everything to the last minute. keep in mind we've known about this for at least 18 months and probably two years and the argument could be made we know it's been coming for ten years and i've seen the president and him saying that rational arguments and i wish he'd listen to his own speeches, he's in a powerful leadership position. the president for goodness's sake, and his party is leading the senate. and if you wanted to highered could be part of a negotiation, if he's not that means the president has refused to engage and i think those actions speak much louder than words. >> harris: talking about your family and i've visited your website, your children are beautiful and a dad, if you're part of the mix there, tell your teenagers to answer up, would you? . thanks for joining us, sir. >> thank you, happy new year. >> harris: we've been watching the latest from capitol hill and we'll bring you the latest. you heard me delivering bad news and i didn't realize that the congressman didn
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